The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame and a privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. Most recently, Hamilton released his inspirational book The Great Eight. As a figure skater, he is forever bridging the gap between sport and entertainment. As a role model, he contradicts the saying that “good guys finish last”.
Can we live robustly until our last breath? Do we have to suffer from debilitating conditions and sickness? Is it possible to add more vibrant years to our lives? In The End of Illness, David B. Agus, MD, one of the world’s leading cancer doctors, researchers, medical futurists and technology innovators, tackles these fundamental questions, challenging long-held wisdoms and dismantling misperceptions about what “health” means. Ultimately showing us how a new perspective on our individual health will allow each of us to achieve that often elusive but now reachable goal of a long, healthy life.
Denise Kiernan has been working as a writer for nearly 20 years and authored several popular history titles as well as work for television and radio. Her most recent book, The Girls of Atomic City, is the true story of a time in American history where young women and men lived and worked surrounded by spies and secrecy, forbidden to speak of their work, even to each other, as the United States worked to face the challenges of World War II and the Manhattan Project raced to harness nuclear power.
Alison Levine is a history-making polar explorer and mountaineer, serving as team captain of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition, She has also climbed the highest peak on each continent and skied to both the North and South Poles—a feat known as the Adventure Grand Slam. Her book, On the Edge: The Art of High Impact Leadership tackles the difficulty of creating cohesive teams, taking responsible risks and leading in times of uncertainty.